Volume 14 - Issue 11 - November 2015

Consultant for Pediatricians

08/01/2018
A 2-year-old girl presented with a 1-day history of high-grade fever, cough, and rhinorrhea. She was lethargic and had decreased oral intake. She had no sick contacts or choking episodes.
08/01/2018
Streptococcus
Streptococcus
12/23/2015

Felicia Lam, MD, MPH, and Pisespong Patamasucon, MD

Felicia Lam, MD, MPH, and Pisespong Patamasucon, MD
A 15-year-old girl presented with a 2-week history of a mass on the left side of her neck.
12/23/2015
Infectious Disease
Infectious Disease
11/30/2015


Monica Liao Chang, MD, and Roberto P. Santos, MD

Bernard and Millie Duker Children’s Hospital, 
Albany, New York

M. Kristina Subik, MD

Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York

Monica Liao Chang, MD, and Roberto P. Santos, MDBernard and Millie Duker Children’s Hos...
A previously healthy 11-year-old boy presented with a 6-week history of fever and abdominal pain with alternating diarrhea and constipation. He had no sick contacts, recent travel history, or household...
11/30/2015
Nutrition
Nutrition
11/30/2015

Kumara V. Nibhanipudi, MD; Samrina Kahlon, MD; and Genovese Khongun, MD

Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, New York

Kumara V. Nibhanipudi, MD; Samrina Kahlon, MD; and Genovese Khongun, MDMetropolitan Hos...
A previously well, 26-day-old girl presented to the pediatric emergency department with a history of inconsolable crying for 8 hours.
11/30/2015
Nutrition
Nutrition
11/30/2015

Lynnette Mazur, MD, MPH; Laura Rosas, BBA; and Kyle Hocquard, BS

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Lynnette Mazur, MD, MPH; Laura Rosas, BBA; and Kyle Hocquard, BSUniversity of Texas Hea...
A 12-year-old boy presented with a chief concern of a small left testicle. His past medical history was significant for a left-sided undescended testicle and orchiopexy at age 4.
11/30/2015
Nutrition
Nutrition
11/30/2015

Olumide Oyefeso, MD

Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, Ontario, Canada

Oladiji Vaughan, MD

Springfield Pediatrics, San Tan Valley, Arizona

Olumide Oyefeso, MDHeadwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, Ontario, CanadaOladiji V...
A 2-month-old girl who had been born at term and who had no past medical history presented to the emergency department (ED) with a hair tourniquet and suspected infection on her right second, third, and...
11/30/2015
Nutrition
Nutrition
11/30/2015

Pavan Bang, MBBS

South Alabama Pediatrics, Opp, Alabama

Pavan Bang, MBBSSouth Alabama Pediatrics, Opp, Alabama
A 5-month-old girl was noted to have skin lesions on her right ear. A few of the lesions had been present at birth, and others had been noted later.
11/30/2015
Nutrition
Nutrition
11/30/2015

Yuji Koike, MD, PhD

Ibaraki University College of Education, Ibaraki, Japan

Nobuo Isono, MD

National Hospital Organization Disaster Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan

Yuji Koike, MD, PhDIbaraki University College of Education, Ibaraki, JapanNobuo Isono, ...
A previously healthy 11-month-old boy presented to our hospital with a steam burn from a rice cooker on his 4 right fingers and part of the ventral palm.
11/30/2015
Arthritis
Arthritis
11/23/2015

Susan Lamb, MD; Michelle Clayton, MD; and Suzanne Starling, MD

Susan Lamb, MD; Michelle Clayton, MD; and Suzanne Starling, MD
A 12-year-old boy was evaluated in the pediatric emergency department for a “rash” on the right side of his body.
11/23/2015
Arthritis
Arthritis
11/23/2015

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD
It is apparent that disruption of the human microbiome can play a role in the development of chronic pediatric diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
11/23/2015
pityriasis rosea
pityriasis rosea
11/23/2015

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor, and Benjamin Barankin, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 17-year-old presented with an asymptomatic salmon-pink patch on her abdomen.
11/23/2015
Hemangioma
Hemangioma
11/23/2015

Wang Li, MD, PhD; Bhargavi B. Kola, MD; Bhavana Y. Mocherla, MD; and George Rodenko, MD

Wang Li, MD, PhD; Bhargavi B. Kola, MD; Bhavana Y. Mocherla, MD; and George Rodenko, MD...
At a well-baby visit, an infant's mother mentioned that she had noticed a prominent, clear discharge from the girl’s right eye for the preceding 2 weeks.
11/23/2015
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
11/23/2015

John A. Kohler Sr., MD

John A. Kohler Sr., MD
Attempting to fully understand the mechanisms that are in place to pay for pediatric health care services can be daunting.
11/23/2015
acute hemorrhagic edema
acute hemorrhagic edema
11/23/2015

Jessica Anderson, MD; Peyton Wilson, MD; Stephen Leinenweber, MD; Karen Chilton, MD; and Jacob Lohr, MD

Jessica Anderson, MD; Peyton Wilson, MD; Stephen Leinenweber, MD; Karen Chilton, M...
A 9-month-old, full-term, previously healthy boy presented to the emergency department with acute onset of a purpuric rash and peripheral edema.
11/23/2015
Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance
11/23/2015
Reader reaction and timely answers from experts focused on congenital syphilis and The Case of the Ingested Toothbrush.
11/23/2015